315472-316803 subjects 315932-342611

^ [ANN] MysqlTableSyncer 0.2
315712 [rogerpack200] Released a script recently to sync the contents of tables between two
+ 315723 [mguterl gmai] It would be great if you could package this as a gem.
+ 315727 [bill.walton ] Nice!  I took a look and posted a little feedback at the link provided.

^ 1.8.x public send?
315714 [transfire gm] Oh crud,
315726 [mguterl gmai] Works for me.
315728 [transfire gm] My bad, I mistook my trouble for this issue. But actually the trouble

^ Streaming media with net/http
315720 [st34lth.h4x0] So I was wondering how one would capture a continuous stream of data
315724 [why ruby-lan] require 'net/http'
315737 [lucas.dicioc] And don't forgot to put a "stop" condition to the loop in case of a

^ subscribing to ruby-core
315732 [fxn hashref.] I've tried to subscribe to ruby-core both via the web interface and
315752 [shortcutter ] Did you check your email client's spam folder for confirmation emails?
315755 [fxn hashref.] Ugh, for some reason in gmail I completely forget there's a spam

^ South Carolina Ruby Conference
315739 [jason.dew gm] Just wanted to let everyone know that we have opened registration for the South

^ Ruby Debug with Textmate
315742 [jody.glidden] I read the following link about integrating debug with textmate.  It
315743 [ninja slapha] If I had to guess, I would say -s is the part that's needed for textmate

^ [ANN] Path to Ruby Mastery Weekly Interview Series
315744 [satish.talim] We're excited to launch a new interview series on the RubyLearning

^ To be not, or not to be not?
315746 [twscannell g] That is not the question
+ 315747 [ymendel pobo] It's as simple as it looks, which is up for debate. The point of the
+ 315757 [tpreal gmail] In fact, it is "Not (current_user == Nil Or current_user == False)"

^ Protecting Ruby code
315750 [rubyman77 gm] We are just starting a new project and it is going to be a commercial
+ 315751 [james.britt ] Make it a JRuby app (effectively making it a Java app) and compile the
+ 315759 [adrian.teasd] Sascha, I agree with James that its worth looking at making it a java
| + 315792 [rubyman77 gm] Ade, thank you for your suggestion. I have tried www.rubyencoder.com
| + 315810 [mike.gold.44] "The RubyEncoder protects Ruby scripts by compiling Ruby source code
|   315824 [ryand-ruby z] I was curious about that as well... zenobfuscate did its job without
+ 315882 [dido.sevilla] T24gVHVlLCBTZXAgMjMsIDIwMDggYXQgMjo0MyBQTSwgU2FzaGEgQmVlIDxydWJ5bWFuNzdAZ21h
  + 315894 [james.britt ] You run the risk of having your customers feel that you consider them
  | 315939 [ninja slapha] Not really. Almost every piece of commercial software in existence is subject
  + 315900 [martindemell] OTOH the more expensive you make it to do, the less people will do it.
  | + 315901 [mark cortex-] I know some people who think that makes it more fun... and a more
  | + 315940 [ninja slapha] It depends what you're trying to prevent.
  + 315906 [caduceass gm] I new a police officer that would often say, "We don't lock our doors

^ Debugging Ruby Core
315753 [saladin.mund] is there a debugger which I could use for debugging the C-Core if I
315800 [alex deletem] There's nothing special about Ruby's C core. You can use whatever
+ 315841 [saladin.mund] Thank you,
+ 315849 [etaern yahoo] But , in order to do this ( with gdb ) , shouldn't ruby be recompiled
  315859 [aff28 delete] -g flag to gcc is needed, but recompilation isn't always going to be
  315861 [saladin.mund] I also use MingGW.
  315863 [rmagick gmai] Typically you specify additional/overriding gcc flags with the CFLAGS
  316672 [pit.capitain] Saladin, did you succeed in debugging the MinGW Ruby? I'm interested
  316698 [saladin.mund] Hey Pit,

^ Returning the names of each defined method
315756 [kainnobel ho] Good day everybody!
+ 315760 [b.candler po] What do you mean by a "hidden class", or "code that isn't viewable"? If
+ 315762 [s.korteling ] p File.methods

^ Multiple C-Extensions with mkmf
315763 [weather spea] I was wondering if there's a way to separate multiple C-extension classes
+ 315778 [jeremy hineg] I think we'll probably need some clarification.  Do you have 1
+ 316603 [pbrannan atd] Ruby loads extensions with RTLD_GLOBAL, so you should be able to access
  316630 [nobu ruby-la] Don't rely on it, since it's not possible on all platforms.

^ Trouble running 'rubyscript2exe'  for compiling my code
315765 [shekarls gma] All,
315767 [erikveen gma] Yep. You missed a couple of threads where this issue has been
315791 [shekarls gma] ==================================================================================
315834 [erikveen gma] Does unsetting RUBYOPT work, even if "unset RUBYOPT" doens't work?
315839 [shekarls gma] =================================================================

^ learning WxRuby
315766 [l.cioria gma] I decided to learn WxRuby. I'd like a book or something about it, can
+ 315773 [list.push gm] You could start here.
+ 315779 [aff28 delete] Aside from the wiki, I'd recommend looking at the samples that are

^ net/sftp problem
315768 [d_rems yahoo] I am trying to transfer a file to remote server with net::sftp.
315769 [d_rems yahoo] Nevermind. I found out that destination filename must be specified.

^ Shortcut for "if options.key?(:full)" ?
315770 [form awebabo] If I pass an options hash into a def, how do I easily check to see if an
+ 315774 [shortcutter ] If nil is not used as valid option value you can usually do
+ 315781 [phlip2005 gm] You can generally use options.fetch(:some_option, default) to pass a default

^ Optionally pass a parameter?
315771 [form awebabo] In general, how do you optionally pass an optional qualifier to a Ruby
315772 [jcoglan goog] Not too sure about what the second one will cause Rails to do if some_test

^ The World Trade Plaza - Free Trade Leads
315775 [merwick.k gm] FREE INTERNATIONAL TRADE LEADS ==>
315782 [transfire gm] It looks like these SPAM messages are actually coming through the
315790 [gregory.t.br] If the situation gets bad, maybe James could install a spam filter at
315802 [james graypr] I guess we technically could.  However, the gateway makes posts to the

^ Breaking apart arrays for arguments?
315783 [kyleaschmitt] Is there a way to break apart an array to use it as arguments to
315784 [tpreal gmail] meth(*args_array)
315789 [kyleaschmitt] Thanks.  Evidence there isn't enough coffee in my office :)
315793 [tpreal gmail] Hmmmm.
315795 [kyleaschmitt] Very odd indeed, because those are more like the numbers I would have expected!
315801 [kyleaschmitt] Even wierder now.  I grabbed the latest 1.9 source from subversion
315819 [caduceass gm] I get the same numbers.  Not knowing the internal workings of Ruby, it
315862 [kyleaschmitt] Sames numbers as me?  Or as Tom?
315905 [caduceass gm] Same numbers as Kyle.

^ How to get Ruby objects printed out in their 'natural' form
315785 [kenneth.m.mc] For debugging purposes, I'd like to be able to do something like
+ 315786 [chen_li3 yah] irb(main):001:0> a=[1,2,3]
+ 315881 [dido.sevilla] T24gV2VkLCBTZXAgMjQsIDIwMDggYXQgMTI6NDkgQU0sIEtlbm5ldGggTWNEb25hbGQKPGtlbm5l

^ How to get a string to print with "special" characters showing as escape sequences, rather than as whitespace etc?
315787 [kenneth.m.mc] Again, this is for debugging purposes. Thanks for the help.

^ Re: How to get Ruby objects printed out in their 'natural' f
315788 [tpreal gmail] Each object has method inspect and it does the trick. The irb in fact

^ Re: Threads, do_nanosleep and battery life
315797 [angdraug gma] Can you share some more details on how exactly it was addressed? I
315916 [rogerpack200] explains a little on how Ruby does threading.

^ [ANN] Great Lakes Ruby Bash -- Registration Now Open
315798 [eric greatla] Registration is now open for the Great Lakes Ruby Bash.  This is a one-

^ Exiting ri on a mac terminal
315804 [jody.glidden] I've been avoiding using ri for my docs because when I type it I can't
+ 315806 [Rob AgileCon] q?
+ 315807 [fophillips f] ri uses less(1), press q to exit.
  315808 [jody.glidden] That was it.  Thanks!
  315813 [matt tidbits] alias ri='ri -f ansi -T'
  + 315815 [jody.glidden] I just put it in my .profile but didn't notice any difference.
  + 315827 [drbrain segm] export RI=-T -f ansi

^ re-factoring a browser class
315805 [aidy.lewis g] I have a large Watir Browser class. It relates to specific actions I

^ undef_method and method lookup algorithm
315812 [fxn hashref.] Descriptions of the method lookup algorithm normally describe a path
315829 [calamitates ] def croak
315836 [fxn hashref.] Of the implementation?
315888 [calamitates ] Seems I slightly misremembered. A comparable technique is used when a method

^ [ANN] Inviting Talk Proposals for the Great Lakes Ruby Bash
315817 [eric greatla] We are pleased to announce that we are accepting talk proposals for

^ Small, simple Ruby applications and sample code?
315818 [nathan.wisma] Is there a collection (the bigger the better) of small, simply ruby apps
+ 315820 [gregory.t.br] Many are not exactly simple, but all the RubyQuiz solutions offer
| 315822 [nathan.wisma] Nice.  These are far more advanced tasks than I am able to cope with -
| 315831 [b.candler po] Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
| 315921 [perrin apoth] Most excellent!  I hadn't seen that.
+ 315821 [ara.t.howard] here are a few small one's i've written
+ 315828 [wieczo.yo go] I like Topher Cyrill's _Practical Ruby Projects_
+ 315880 [huw darkneon] Sounds like one of my eBooks might be right for you. They are both free
| 315902 [nathan.wisma] All of these are great suggestions.  Huw - the books look awesome.
+ 315922 [perrin apoth] of interest.  I took an absurdly simply toy application idea (a program
| 315957 [thomas.pekla] Learning Ruby by programming can be fun, too. Just try out ruby-
| 316902 [nathan.wisma] Okay, so my lack of skills are definitely showing...
| 318984 [perrin apoth] =20
| 319089 [nathan.wisma] I never really did figure out how to use the game.  (I completed the
| 319095 [perrin apoth] ,=20
+ 317135 [richard.conr] Its not conventional Ruby, but if the challenge <-> feedback loop isn't working

^ understanding inheritance and class singleton methods
315823 [ittay.dror g] class Foo
+ 315826 [shortcutter ] Basically yes.  Although singleton classes are a bit tricky - they are
+ 315830 [b.candler po] Splat turns an array into an argument list, or vice versa.
| 315833 [ittay.dror g] Thanks for the response, I was looking more to something along the lines
| + 315837 [b.candler po] Then I refer you to that post :-)
| + 315838 [shortcutter ] I believe this is not completely correct (see below).
+ 315850 [dblack rubyp] The singleton class of Foo is the superclass of the singleton class of

^ Re: How to get a string to print with "special" characters s
315832 [b.candler po] Do you mean String#inspect?

^ soap4r and method overloading
315840 [cn.kknd gmai] There are two methods with different number of parameters in a wsdl. I
315856 [mark thomasz] Did you use wsdl2ruby to generate a sample Client.rb file? It creates

^ Simulate a scheduled job in ruby
315842 [slogeshwaran] is i should run that service at the specified time. I tried with
315970 [paqs140482 g] Take a look of it.

^ Secured Pharmacy - Anti-Acidity (we have it all...)y36ii
315843 [hustena1234 ] Start saving, best online pharmacy here http://defgjkmahl.nufehrurald.net/?bciahlxwvrsydefgjkzchcmm

^ How to run a standlone Ruby application in Windows XP
315848 [schang wxs.n] I made a Ruby application and I will run it as as a standalone
315853 [etaern yahoo] Try ruby2exe .
315871 [erikveen gma] Does this project "ruby2exe" really exist? I see a lot of people

^ Strange ruby problem
315864 [christoforev] So i've cut the program down to about 4 lines to give the idea of
+ 315865 [gdprasad gma] try without the last line, line = gets
+ 315866 [gdprasad gma] The program is trying to read from ARGV[0] , and there is no file with the
+ 315877 [rubytraining] On Sep 24, 10:18=A0am, "christofore...@gmail.com"
+ 315891 [shortcutter ] As others have said: arguments are the problem.  "gets" tries to read
| 315908 [caduceass gm] As robert says.
+ 315926 [w_a_x_man ya] On Sep 24, 9:18=A0am, "christofore...@gmail.com"

^ Rake dependencies unknown prior to running tasks
315867 [joe talkhous] Say I don't know what all the dependencies are until I've already
315872 [mike.gold.44] This is what 'import' is for,
315873 [mike.gold.44] Sorry I just realized you meant that you actually create new tasks after
315879 [joe talkhous] Cleaner, maybe.  But inefficient in my case.  That would mean a lot =20
315885 [mike.gold.44] I don't see why it would be inefficient or require unnecessary
315886 [joe talkhous] The reason is because I have to build things before I know (or can
315892 [mike.gold.44] If you can't determine programmaticaly what is built, then how does a
315903 [joe talkhous] I didn't say what was being built couldn't be determined =20
315928 [quixoticsyco] If you really cannot know what is going to be built, for example if a
315930 [quixoticsyco] If only the Internet came with an Undo button...
316008 [joe talkhous] Thanks for the patch.   Here's a clunkier variation on your
316031 [quixoticsyco] The following is a better implementation which could be made to work
316354 [joe talkhous] I've had a chance to play with your solution a bit.   It is a much =20

^ better test/unit progression display
315868 [gaspard teti] I must often run the 1300+ tests of zena and I would really like to
315870 [transfire gm] =A0
315874 [gaspard teti] I cloned the repository and did "rake gem", "rake gem:install"
315878 [transfire gm] =A0
315887 [gaspard teti] I tried
315913 [transfire gm] Well, I could only get so far. I get the following when running 'rake
+ 315944 [gaspard teti] It's nice trying to test zena, but installing all the proper
+ 315952 [gaspard teti] I start working today and manually included the test count, the
  315999 [transfire gm] Yep. That is on the "TODO" list. Not sure yet how that will pan out,
  316003 [gaspard teti] Did you receive my pull request from github ?

^ Win32::Console and IRB
315869 [reachme char] I'm using IRB with Wirble and Win32::Console in order to colorize the
316203 [luislavena g] irb -f --noreadline
316592 [reachme char] Many thanks for this. This solved the problem (I put

^ Filthy Pink Sneakers. By Marina Cooper
315875 [fernandena g] SEXY story. The cute doorman gives me an enigmatic look when I say I'm

^ I'm having a problem getting my website onto the internet.
315883 [lola.interli] I really need help getting my website onto the internet. I do have a
315909 [caduceass gm] I can't see any Ruby relevance, but...

^ erb reference anywhere online?
315884 [kenneth.m.mc] I have "Ruby for Rails" coming in in a few days, but in the meantime,
+ 315907 [b.candler po] Also, the documentation for erubis (a better, faster implementation of
| 316021 [perrin apoth] True.  What's really needed is some guidelines for getting things done
| 316079 [b.candler po] Perhaps then you're talking more about Rails and ActionPack (e.g. how
| 316128 [perrin apoth] =20
| 316309 [b.candler po] As far as I understand it, raw ERB is just
| 316345 [perrin apoth] s)=20
+ 317026 [dev netzmerk] Just to mention http://www.gotapi.com/rubyrails

^ Re: How to get a string to print with "special" characters showing as escape sequences, rather than
315893 [robyonrails ] use p()

^ reek, a code smells detector for ruby
315896 [kevin ruther] I've been working on a little software tool called 'reek'. Reek scans

^ ruby-debug step out of current method
315899 [etaern yahoo] Please tell me there is a step out command for ruby-debug . I hate
315915 [rogerpack200] irb(main):032:0> require 'ruby-debug'

^ this prog keeps stopping again and again
315904 [junkone1 gma] i have put enough exception handlers. but this prog keeps stalling
315910 [shortcutter ] 1. configuration on the target system (close after time)
315993 [junkone1 gma] sysread comes from Net\imap.

^ Getting the right class with inheritance and super()
315912 [kyleaschmitt] I'm wondering what the _right_ way is to go about getting the right
315941 [ninja slapha] Maybe it's just me, but I often use encapsulation, instead.
+ 315950 [shortcutter ] Same here.  In this particular case you need to ensure *all*
| + 315982 [kyleaschmitt] For the moment I was concentrating on the methods I would be currently
| | 315987 [shortcutter ] Since I would recommend using delegation instead of inheritance you
| | 316002 [kyleaschmitt] Upon thinking about it more, and attempting to flush it out in the
| | + 316014 [shortcutter ] No.  Your coerce method needs to take care.  Look at my example.  I
| | | 316020 [kyleaschmitt] Right, you didn't change it, but in the example you're calling coerce
| | | 316085 [shortcutter ] The critical thing to understand is that the _other_ instance's coerce
| | + 316018 [m.fellinger ] f = FixedSizeArray.new(100)
| + 315988 [kyleaschmitt] Robert, I'm confused.
+ 315976 [kyleaschmitt] Humm.  It is a good possibility..

^ Announcing Ruby DCamp
315917 [kro4j yahoo.] Registration is now open for Ruby DCamp (http://www.rubydcamp.org/), an

^ How to read a PIPE in unbuffered way?
315918 [ibc aliax.ne] =2D--------------------
+ 316005 [robhurring g] something like this?
| 316026 [ibc aliax.ne] Great!
+ 316006 [ara.t.howard] =20

^ ajax passing params array
315919 [moni.sm gmai] I've got a problem trying to send an array in an Ajax.Updater call... I

^ [RIP] Guy Decoux.
315920 [jftran rubyf] I'm sad to announce you Guy Decoux's death in the beginning of the month
+ 315923 [TimHunter nc] I'm sad to hear this. Guy was very helpful. He typically avoided English
| 315927 [james.britt ] Wow.  I remember reading his terse-but-deep posts from way back.
+ 315924 [billk cts.co] Very sorry to hear that.
+ 315925 [james graypr] We were recently discussing this at LSRC.  I'm pretty sure it came up =20=
| 315995 [jftran rubyf] the
+ 315931 [ged FaerieMU] I am deeply saddened by this; the Ruby community has lost a great =20
+ 315933 [mguterl gmai] It is very sad to hear this, but I thank you for letting us all know.
+ 315945 [matz ruby-la] I was socked.  He was one of the smartest guy among our community.
| 315951 [why ruby-lan] Here is drawing in honor of our departed ts.
| 315997 [jftran rubyf] Very touching drawing, _why. Thanks.
+ 315955 [dblack rubyp] This message is in MIME format.  The first part should be readable text,
| 315969 [eustaquioran] So sad to read that! He was one of the first guys who answered me some questions
| 315971 [paqs140482 g] bye Decoux....
+ 315968 [chneukirchen] loop { $ts.remember }
+ 315975 [sean.ohalpin] This is very sad news. There is another thread asking for people to
+ 315978 [rick.denatal] Je pleure maintenant!
+ 315979 [dave pragpro] Like everyone else, I'll miss his presence, and his wit.
| + 315990 [dblack rubyp] This message is in MIME format.  The first part should be readable text,
| + 315992 [ara.t.howard] that's a fantastic idea dave.  matz, i don't think it's ever been done =20=
| | 315996 [why ruby-lan] An easter egg in Ruby, what a fantastic idea. An undocumented
| | 315998 [ara.t.howard] precisely.  definitely would need to be undocumented ;-)
| | 316000 [james graypr] Yeah, this idea rocks.  If would be awesome for our examples.
| + 316001 [jftran rubyf] Another suggestion (not incompatible) is dedicating a future Ruby release
| + 316012 [pat.eyler gm] I'll second this.  I'd love to see a Guy Decoux memorial grant (lor a ts.
+ 316004 [avdi avdi.or] I'm very sad to hear this.  His was one of the names that was, to me,
+ 316007 [damphyr free] This is a shock and a big loss indeed.
| 316009 [eleanor game] that just happened to be Ruby, or so it often seemed, and many times
+ 316024 [bernhard.lei] How sad this is, and how tragic: My sincere condolences!
+ 317146 [rogerpack200] Thanks for your contributions, Guy!